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Fri Mar 11 2011

Jobs: Natural Language Processing: Language Engineer, Janya Inc

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        1.     Linda Stievater , Natural Language Processing: Language Engineer, Janya Inc, New York, USA

Message 1: Natural Language Processing: Language Engineer, Janya Inc, New York, USA
Date: 10-Mar-2011
From: Linda Stievater <lindasjanya.com>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Language Engineer, Janya Inc, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Janya Inc
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://www.janya.com
Job Rank: Language Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

We are looking for a top-notch Language Engineer to join our team and help
build next generation customer solutions based on our text processing
capabilities. Our sophisticated core technologies involve text analytics,
machine learning and natural language processing used in consumer and
government applications.

Responsibilities:
As a smart and creative Language Engineer, you will enhance Janya's
Semantex platform by adding new language processing capabilities. Job
responsibilities will include lexicon/ontology design; feature mapping;
word classification; entity and relationship recognition; data analysis;
synonym, hyponym, antonym construction; search term expansion, grammar
development: pattern matching rules, topic driven grammars.

Practical experience in writing computational grammars and lexicons is
required. Expertise in discourse-level processing and/or semantics is
required. Work experience in production-quality NLP systems such as GATE,
LingPipe, Attensity, Clarabridge, Open Calais, Teragram etc. is required.
Expertise in corpus-based or empirical approaches to language is highly
desirable. Multi-lingual expertise is also desirable.

Requirements:
* Minimum of 2-3 years hands-on experience with large-scale text processing
systems
* Minimum of 1-2 years in languages such as Perl, Python, C/C++, or Java.
* Experience in computational linguistics
* Business and scientific information domain expertise is a big plus
* You should have a solid understanding of complex engineering process,
design and testing methodologies
* You should have a love of innovation, a can-do attitude, enthusiasm for
learning new topics, and sharing knowledge with others
* You will need to be an innovative thinker and a strong communicator.
* Must have Bachelor's degree; Master's Degree is a plus.
* US citizen preferred.
* Prior Security Clearance or ability to get Security Clearance a plus.

This is a chance to not only work with some of the smartest engineers
around, but also develop cutting edge technology to assist businesses and
organizations to discover, understand and act on the hidden knowledge
within their information repositories. Salary will be commensurate with
education and experience. Janya offers a generous benefits package that
includes health insurance, 401 (k) plan and vacation time. EEO.

If you are interested in hearing more, send your resume to the application
email given below today!

Important: The subject field of your email must include Language Engineer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: careersjanya.com
Contact Information:
Linda Stievater
Email: lindasjanya.com

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